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Zwickau to Dresden by train

It takes an average of 2h 2m to travel from Zwickau to Dresden by train, over a distance of around 59 miles (94 km). There are normally 36 trains per day travelling from Zwickau to Dresden and tickets for this journey start from $21.85 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 33m
PriceFrom $21.85
Distance59 miles (94 km)
Frequency36 trains per day
First train04:39
Last train23:43
Departure stationZwickau
Arrival stationDresden
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Zwickau to Dresden train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zwickau to Dresden for Tuesday Nov 2nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:39 11:51 2h 12m, direct
10:31 12:06 1h 35m, direct
10:39 12:51 2h 12m, direct
11:31 13:06 1h 35m, direct
11:39 13:51 2h 12m, direct
12:31 14:06 1h 35m, direct
12:39 14:51 2h 12m, direct
13:31 15:06 1h 35m, direct
13:39 15:51 2h 12m, direct
14:31 16:06 1h 35m, direct

Deutsche Bahn trains from Zwickau to Dresden

You can travel from Zwickau to Dresden on Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Zwickau to Dresden

The price of train tickets from Zwickau to Dresden starts at $21.85 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Zwickau to Dresden by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Zwickau to Dresden

Want to know more about your journey from Zwickau to Dresden? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Zwickau to Dresden take?

The average journey time by train between Zwickau and Dresden is 2 hours and 2 minutes, with around 36 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Zwickau and Dresden by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zwickau to Dresden is 1 hour and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Zwickau to Dresden cost?

Train tickets from Zwickau to Dresden can start from as little as $21.85 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zwickau to Dresden?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zwickau to Dresden without having to change trains. There are 34 direct trains from Zwickau to Dresden each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Zwickau to Dresden leave?

The first train from Zwickau to Dresden leaves at 04:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zwickau to Dresden leave?

The last train from Zwickau to Dresden leaves at 23:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Zwickau and Dresden by train?

Trains travelling from Zwickau to Dresden cover a distance of around 59 miles (94 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Dresden to Zwickau.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zwickau to Dresden for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/08/2021 for travel on 06/08/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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